Pre-placement health assessments (formally pre-employment screening) are a key management tool that form part of the recruitment process. These assessments should only be introduced once an offer of employment has been made.
A pre-placement health assessment can consist of any or all of the following:
How can Health Matters help you?
Health Matters can provide a very quick, confidential and effective pre-placement health screening service; fully compliant with the Disability Discrimination Act 1995.
The service can take the form of either:
1) Remote paper screen using a pre-placement health questionnaire.
Quick, cost effective and efficient the health questionnaire is reviewed by an Occupational Health Nurse and the employee is categorised as fit for work, fit for work with restrictions or not fit for work. In some instances, it may be necessary to explore concerns further by telephone before any recommendations can be made.
2) A physical pre-placement medical conducted on your site by an Occupational Health Advisor.
Often bested suited for industries where baseline medicals are required, e.g. employees are exposed to noise, respiratory or skin sensitisers, vibrations, metals, chemicals and similar.